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____/ Alan Mackenzie on Thursday 05 March 2009 16:35 : \____
> In gnu.misc.discuss Doug Mentohl <doug_mentohl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 'Software Tree LLC claims that JBoss infringes on its database patent
>> for "exchanging data and commands between an object oriented system and
>> a relational system." Software Tree's partners include Microsoft, and
>> that the suit was filed in Eastern Texas, which is known as a
>> plaintiff's paradise for patent actions."'
> Just as an aside, wouldn't it be a smart move for high tech companies to
> avoid doing business in Eastern Texas, so that they'd couldn't be patent
> trolled there? If enough companies boycotted that place, they might fix
> their legal setup.
Would that exempt them from litigation? IANAL, so I find this suggestion
~~ Best of wishes
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